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The Time to Vaccinate Horses for EEE Is Now

The Time to Vaccinate Horses for EEE Is Now

17 days ago   |   Tufts University

Equine veterinarian says the region is likely in the middle of a three-year surge in the viral disease, which kills 90% of infected horses
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Paddling Piney Z Lake

Paddling Piney Z Lake

22 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Four months ago, a full parking lot wouldn't have caused my blood pressure to spike. Four months ago, I would have taken to the crowded pathway at Lafayette Heritage Trail Park...
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7 Facts About Strangles You Need-to-Know

7 Facts About Strangles You Need-to-Know

26 days ago   |   Tufts University

Recognized most for its signature symptom, strangles is a bacterial infection in horses similar to strep throat in humans. Are you familiar with how to spot less-obvious...
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Assessment of the FAM174A 11G allele as a risk allele for equine metabolic syndrome

1 month ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary An 11G nucleotide repeat in the 3′ UTR of FAM174A was recently postulated as a risk allele with a dominant mode of inheritance for equine metabolic syndrome and...
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African Painted Dog: Spice Girls Get a Carcass

2 monthes ago   |   Phoenix Zoo

African Painted Dog: Spice Girls Get a Carcass Home Sound up for the rally call! This is a group vocalization where painted dogs communicate with each other in an effort to get...
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Retirement Community Gets Furry Visitors to Liven Up COVID-19 Quarantine

Retirement Community Gets Furry Visitors to Liven Up COVID-19 Quarantine

2 monthes ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Residents at The Middletown Home retirement community recently received some very special visitors. Local animal rescue and service organizations brought animals to the...
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Shania Twain Did A Personal Concert For Her Dog And Horse

Shania Twain Did A Personal Concert For Her Dog And Horse

2 monthes ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Yes, even the most famous and talented among us are also confined to their homes during the COVID-19 outbreak. Fortunately, they're still trying to get their music and positive...
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International Hoof Care Month

International Hoof Care Month

4 monthes ago   |   Phoenix Zoo

International Hoof Care Month Home Horse Hooves A horse's hooves hoof consist of three basic parts: the wall, the sole and the frog. All three are horny structures that are...
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Heterozygotes for ACAN dwarfism alleles in horses have reduced stature

4 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Homozygous and compound heterozygous Miniature horses for ACAN alleles D1, D2, D3* and D4 exhibit chondrodysplastic dwarfism. In a previous study, the carrier rate for...
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Animal Drug Compounding Guidance Will Protect Veterinarians and their Patients

5 monthes ago   |   Animal Health Institute

Safe and effective medicines are important tools for veterinarians. While approval by the Food and Drug Administration provides these guarantees of safety and effectiveness, an...
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Cable Beach Pied Oystercatchers

Cable Beach Pied Oystercatchers

A few weeks ago I introduced you to the first pair of Pied Oystercatchers to start to breed this year. It is earlier than other years, but now some of the other pairs of Pied... Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

Another weekend is in the books. With hope, this was a memorable one for you, even if the birds weren't particularly rare. My best sighting was a Herring Gull with a mantle so... Read more ...